December 1996. 40 pages
- Cover has an eastern design.
- Two pages of Park Remark.
- A new set of plans for Battersea Power Station in England.
- List of coasters opening in 1997.
- Large Scottish fair sees features a German travelling coaster.
- 1997 opening dates for parks in Europe.
- Construction report on Tonnerre de Zeus at Parc Astérix in France.
- Article on Steel Stella, a scaffolding and wood coaster in Clacton, England.
- Horwood Coastering. Michael’s coaster year in the States. Part 2.
- What is a coaster?
- A large feature on “out of the way” parks, including:
Beijing Amusement Park, Lenin Park, Suva Park, Lotte World,
Seoul Land, Lotte World Sky Plaza, Expoworld, Himeji Central Park,
Rakutenchi, Kijima Park, Fujikyu Highlands, Expoland, Yomiuriland,
Portopialand Kure, Korakuen, Spaceworld, Sommarland,
Nara Dreamland, Nagashima Spaland, Disneyland Tokyo,
Gotemba Family Land, Nihon How Land, Hakkeijima Sea Paradise,
Also includes tips for getting to some of the parks.
- Four and a half pages of news.